Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD
Bay Area Family Therapy
21760 Stevens Creek Blvd., #102
Cupertino, CA 95014
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CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Psychologist, Narrative Therapist, Former Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Board Certified: No
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 1-5
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Experience working in a teaching hospital as a faculty member. Written and have given workshops on Narrative Therapy and Eating Disorders.
Narrative therapy-work with the individual and family to increase presence in the world and take charge directly of own life (including food) and preferences.
I think it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and define recovery as increased entitlement to things, decreased experience of evaluation, decreased isolation. Mostly setting own direction for eating and body management.
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males, Seniors
CONDITIONS TREATED: Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Narrative therapy
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Phone Counseling, Experienced in working as part of a treatment team.